When rape doesn't much matter

From the Washington Times:

Social warriors, sometimes

Why the rape that escaped the media and national attention must not be ignored

Rape stories, when they can be used to vault social-justice issues into the nation’s psyche, get exhaustive coverage and opining by the mainstream media, regardless of whether they’re even true.

But if a 14-year-old girl gets gang-raped while attending high-school by two illegal immigrants? Crickets. That’s a narrative that doesn’t need to be advanced. Lord forbid, it may even help persuade some that President Donald Trump’s positions on illegal immigration may be correct.

The bias is almost too much to bear.

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  • I'm not sure that's the case. There may be a debate whether they should be deported, but there are plenty of TV stories about 14 year old girls being raped (although the term is now sexual assault). The problem in Chicago is that there are way too many more stories about children under the age of 15 being killed, and only slight indication that most of that is a result of gang wars involving people born here (as previously discussed here).

    And The Washington Times can report on anything it wants, including sexual assault. Looking at its home page, it wants to be a spokesperson for the current administration, but slightly more fact based than The National Enquirer.

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